Indian River, Michigan: Giant Crucifix and Nun Doll Museum

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Address:
7078 M-68, Indian River, MI
Directions:
The Cross in the Woods. I-75 to exit 310 (Indian River). Follow Hwy 68 west, and make a right where it separates from Hwy 27. The Cross in the Woods Shrine will be on your right.
Hours:
Museum summer daily 9-6, off-season 10-3. Gift shop daily 9-5. (Call to verify)
Phone:
231-238-8973
RA Rates:
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Cross in the Woods.

Giant Crucifix and Nun Doll Museum
At 55 feet high, the 21-ton crucifix stands taller than the surrounding trees. An accompanying free museum displays 525 nun dolls, made by Sally Rogalski from 1945 to 1964. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Followers Urge Cross In The Woods To Change Name

The Cross In The Woods Shrine in Indian River, MI may have its name changed to "Shrine of the Lily of the Mohawks, Kateri Tekakwitha," if certain faithful champions of the local "non-denominational" Catholic attraction have their way.

... [07/13/1997] Complete News Story

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